Consultation-workshop on open-source hardware and RISC-V

On behalf of the European Commission the three industry associations AENEAS, ARTEMIS-IA, and EPoSS will organise a consultation-workshop on open-source hardware and RISC-V for its members on June 17. The consultation workshop aims to investigate research challenges on open-source hardware that could be included as Work Programme topics in the first calls of the Joint Undertaking "Key Digital Technologies" (KDT JU). (currently planned successor of ECSEL). This workshop is a first step in a process that will ultimately lead to a concrete roadmap for strengthening the European open-source hardware ecosystem. Interested experts should contact one of the offices of the three associations.

ADTC 2021: Programme online - register now!

the program of the European Nanoelectronics Applications Design and Technology Conference (ADTC) is now complete and promises a very interesting event. The ADTC will take place on June 15-16, 2021 and will will be organised as a video conference. You could have a look on the program following this >link. The Registration is now open and free of charge and also mandatory to receive your personal Teams Link. to the registration

Virtual DATE21 starting on February 1st

The virtual DATE2021 will take place in the first week of February: The programme is just as extensive as in "normal" years. In addition to registering for the conference, you will once again have the opportunity to register free of charge as a visitor to the exhibition and thus also be able to attend the lectures in the Exhibition Theatre (organised by edacentrum): We would like to draw your attention in particular to two highlights of the programme, which will be designed by two members of the technical advisory board of edacentrum:

  • Mr. Klotz from Cadence organised a BarCamp (with participation of the makers of the edaBarCamps) and a Career Fair for the Young People Programme.
  • Mr Heurung from Siemens-EDA will give an Exhibition Theatre Keynote on the topic "Digital Twin: the Future Is Now" and will also introduce the new name "Siemens EDA":

The edacentrum team is looking forward to meeting many members of the EDA community on this occasion, at least online.

Draft of new release of the ECS SRIA for 2021 available

For the first time, the three industry associations AENEAS, ARTEMIS-IA and EPoSS have now published a draft of the major update of their common Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) on electronic components and systems (ECS), that incorporates the entire value chain. This new release is now entitled "Electronic Components & Systems Strategic Research Agenda" (ECS SRIA) and its draft is now available here on the AENEAS website (For the release notes see here). Feedback on this draft is collected via contactatsmart-systems-integration [dot] org (Email) until December 14, 2020.

The final version of ECS-SRIA 2021 will be released at the ECS brokerage event on January 12, 2021.

Mourning for Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Rosenstiel

Tübingen/Hanover - We mourn the passing of our long-standing chairman of the board, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Rosenstiel. Since its foundation in September 2001 as a board member and since October 2005 as chairman of the board, he has played a decisive role in shaping the edacentrum with the greatest commitment and skill, achieving impressive successes in close cooperation with politics, science and industry. With Prof. Rosenstiel, microelectronics has lost a personality who is also internationally outstanding. We will continue to profit from his work for a very long time. We will miss him and always remember him with gratitude.

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